University of Guelph National Scholarship Information

Offers 12 scholarships valued at $42 000 each and includes a research assistantship position and mentorship by one of Guelph’s leading professors. Offered across the nation and recognize academic excellence, innovation, community and school engagement and leadership.

Required:

  • Submit an online application, letter fro the student applicant
  • biographical listing of the applicant’s school and community engagement and leadership for the past three years
  • two letters of reference
  • official transcript

Website: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/topscholarships

Deadline: January 27, 2020


Forum For Young Canadians

2020 Sessions application is officially open!
Take part in this life-changing experience.

The Forum Experience

A week that will change your life. Would you like to contribute to the future of your community and your country? Are you interested in decision-making and politics? Do you want to create relationships with people from different places? Forum is for you! Be a part of an incredible week behind the scenes of the world of federal politics on Parliament Hill. Make your voice heard during parliamentary simulations and develop unbreakable links with peers that share the same ideas and passions as you.

The 2020 sessions were as follows:

  • Sunday, February 9 to Friday, February 14, 2020
  • Sunday, March 1 to Friday, March 6, 2020
  • Sunday, March 22 to Friday, March 27, 2020

Application deadline: November 30, 2019 @ 5:00pm EST

Site: http://forum.ca/ 

 


Vimy Pilgrimage – Age 14-17 (Fully funed trip)

Students aged 14-17 who are interested in Canadian History and Vimy Ridge, please consider applying for the Vimy Pilgrimage Award. It is awarded to Canadian students who want to learn more about their nation’s history where it happened! You get to attend a fully funded immersive educational program in Belgium and France!

For more information go to https://www.vimyfoundation.ca/programs/vimy-pilgrimage-award/ .

The deadline is: November 17, 2019.


Scholarship Workshop #1

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 
at lunch in room 130!

Mandatory for any and all students who need or want assistance with scholarships.

Topics:

  • terminology
  • types of scholarships
  • how to approach scholarships
  • researching scholarships
  • short listing scholarships
  • letters of reference
  • scholarship packages
  • DEADLINES!

U of R Events for the School Year

On-campus and off-campus events!

2019-2020 PDF U of R Events


TD Scholarship for Community Leadership

DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 15, 2019

How to apply for the TD Scholarship for Community Leadership

Each year it seems like the cost of post-secondary education keeps getting more expensive. You’ve saved some money, but you still don’t think it’ll be enough. Maybe you didn’t spend your summers focused on making the most money, instead you created change. Then, there’s good news. The TD Scholarships for Community Leadership may be what you’re looking for.

What is it?

The TD Scholarship for Community Leadership awards students up to $70,000 for college or university (up to $10,000 for tuition per year, $7,500 a year for living expenses) for 4 years. It’s open to students across Canada who:

  • Have demonstrated community leadership
  • Are in final year of high school or CEGEP (in Quebec)
  • Have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year

That’s me! I want to apply!

If this is something you’re excited about, then you should look out for applications starting in September. But here is the general process:

1. Write a 600-word essay (three copies) describing your community leadership experience.

  • Why you got involved
  • How your involvement shows initiative and innovation
  • The ways your efforts have strengthened others
  • How long you have been involved
  • What you think the long-term impact will be
  • How your community has affected you

2. Tell us about the other great things you’re doing. Include a brief description of the range of your other community activities with:

  • A letter of recommendation from your school
  • Two letters of support from community groups
  • Your academic transcript

3. If you’re really trying to impress, you also have the option of including:

  • A 250-word essay (three copies) describing your family and personal life, for example your family’s employment or economic situation
  • A 250-word essay about your life experiences if you have taken a year or more away from high school or CEGEP

 


Loran Award 2020

Character … Service … Leadership

Grade 12 students who are planning on entering university in 2018 can now apply for the Loran Award at the link below.  Please note that our application deadline is October 17, 2017 for all sponsored applications.  For all direct pool applicant the deadline is October 24, 2018.

For more information on criteria, FAQ, information on partnering schools and how to apply please go to:  http://www.loranscholar.ca/becoming-a-scholar/

2018-2019 Reference Copy – DRAFT

Website:  http://www.loranscholar.ca


Scholarship Booklet – Chinook

To assist you in getting started, Chinook School Division created a 2018-2019 scholarship booklet for last years students. The dates might have changed but it is a good starting point.

https://www.chinooksd.ca/Programs/CareerDevelopment/Scholarships/Documents/Scholarships%20Bursaries%20and%20Awards%202018-2019.pdf


Marilyn McCrea Scholarship – Moose Jaw

Scholarship Guidelines & Eligibility Criteria

Purpose:

To assist Moose Jaw and area female students in pursuit of a career in a field where women are under-represented.

Eligibility:

  • The female student must be enrolled in an approved educational program.
  • Have verification of acceptance from the program of study.

Selection:

Awarded to a student who lives in the boundaries of south-central Saskatchewan which Moose Jaw Transition House serves.

Amount:

2 scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded annually.

Deadline:

Applications must include all of the following documents:

    1. This completed document – pdfClick to Download
    2. Verification of acceptance from the program of study.

 

Applications must be completed in full and postmarked by June 30th annually.
Scholarships will be awarded by September 1st.

Submit via:

Mail: Moose Jaw Transition House
Marilyn McCrea Scholarship Fund
Box 1866
Moose Jaw, SK
S6H 7N6

Fax: (306) 693-0243

Email: thousedir@sasktel.net

 

Application Form: https://www.mj-transitionhouse.com/images/docs/Marilyn_McCrea_Scholarship.pdf

Website: https://www.mj-transitionhouse.com/about/marilyn-mccrea-scholarship


Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Women in Trades and Technology OPPORTUNITIES!!!!!!

July 8-12 Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT) camps, ages 12-15 – girls

WHEN: July 22-26, 2019
TIME: 9am – 4pm, except on Friday: 9am – 1pm
WHERE: Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus
COST: $150
A week long fun filled day camp experience for Grade 6, 7 & 8 girls (ages 12-15). GETT camp lets girls show off their skills as they design and build an upscale project, a table from pallets from July 8-12. During the week the girls will get a chance to try out different tools and learn how to use them safely and properly. Through meeting women in a variety of trades and technology careers the girls also get to learn about the wide variety of career options that are available to them.
If cost is a barrier we do have seats that are being provided by our Camp Sponsor – SaskPower and in addition, we do have a financial assistance program.

 

July 8-12 Mind Over Metal (MOM) camp, Grades 9-12

“The Mind Over Metal Welding Camps are one of the initiatives of CWB Welding Foundation that was created to address the welding skilled trade shortage in Canada. They engage youth across Canada in new experiences by introducing them to the welding trade in a fun safe environment, while presenting welding as a rewarding career option, and encouraging participants to pursue welding as a career choice.

Breakfast and Lunch provided.

Cost: FREE
To register for the GETT and MOM camps, one can go to our website @ www.saskpolytech.ca/witt .

 

Tour of the Trades – Creating Opportunities for Entry into the Trades (COET)

July 29-Aug 2 – Tour of the Trades – Automotive Service Technician, ages 16 and older, co-ed – focused on the 4 equity groups (women, First Nation, New Comer and disabilities)

Rev up your engines!

Check out the Automotive Service Technician trade with Tour the Trades July 29-August 2 at Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Moose Jaw campus.

Cost: FREE 

For the co-ed camps, “Tour of the Trades”, one must go to this website, www.saskpolytech.ca/creatingopportunities

 

The Schools of Construction and Transportation have received some funding dollars to help under-represented individuals access training in the trades. They are targeting unemployed, underemployed, legally entitled to work in Canada, underserved demographic (disabled, women, newcomers, indigenous).  – Creating Opportunities for Entry into the Trades (COET)-

They will be doing a combination of intake formats over the next 3 years. The first intake started this March and April, where approximately 24 clients are taking a 22-week carpentry applied certificate (March 11 – August 9, and includes a 6-week work-placement), and 21-week training in bricklaying (April – September). Both of these are taking place in Saskatoon. The number of hours they attend will count toward apprenticeship.  Instruction will be offered face-to-face but the content (including handouts) will be online so participants will be able to review online.

They are offering these programs tuition free to these participants (seat fee may apply).  The tuition for these programs, including books, is $8,000 – $10,000. Students attending the Applied Certificate programming, Intro to the Trades and Tour the Trades will need to come prepared with the required safety footwear.